Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of Will S. LAISE


         Will S. LAISE, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on August 23, 1850, moved to Berkeley County July 15, 1866. He was the son of C.F. and Martha H. (Showalter) Laise, who also moved to Berkeley in March 1867.

         On April 29, 1874, Will S. Laise and Elizabeth W. Clendening, daughter of James H. and Lydia (Bushman) Clendening, were married in the village of Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County. Miss Clendening was born in Berkeley County July 26, 1854. A daughter, Mabel C. Laise, was born to the couple on September 1, 1875.

         Mr. Laise was a farmer in Bunker Hill, Mill Creek District, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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